Happy campers

Friends are starting to arrive for Henry and Ele’s Wedding. The camping field is filling up with lots of lovely people all here to celebrate and have fun. Tonight we are having a bbq. Matt has been into town to collect the freshly dry cleaned suits and shop for bbq supplies. Jay has a new hair cut, Matt has been… Read more →

Some things I love about camping

Toasting marshmallows The sound of rain beating on the waterproof tent roof Camp Fires Being outside Time becomes less relevant Meeting lovely new people Visiting new places Waking up to sunshine and a view of the beach

Farmers market

Today we visited the farmers market at St Dogmaels. After tasting and testing many different varieties of pasta we settled on buying the beetroot and garlic with smoked ham filling and spinach with goats cheese filling handmade tortellini. Previously I had always served tortellini with sauce but the stall vendor assured me the filling is the sauce so I didn’t… Read more →

Super moon

Last night the moon was a super moon as it was close to the earth. It’s also known as the corn moon on the pagan moon calander . This means the moon looks very large and bright and the tides will be unusually high. At Poppet Sands, the beach closest to us, the water at it’s highest point will cover… Read more →

The madness of children

The madness of children

It’s extremely warm today and yet my children are enjoying watching TV, inside, snuggled in duvets.


I recently discovered the family love chilli accompanied by salsa and tortilla chips. Having a friend who sells fresh herbs and spices is very handy as I was able to text her my list and then pick the order up when I went to collect Sophie from school. The difference in the quality of the spices from my friend to… Read more →

Jay and Pi funny

Jay to Pi,’You are a lassie’. Pi most affronted,’I am not’. Jay again.’Do you even know what a lassie is?’ ‘Yes, it’s a dog’. ‘No silly, it’s a girl, don’t you know any Scottish?’ ‘No you are silly, it’s a famous dog that finds children down wells.’